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A sweetheart deal?

The civil war in Syria again helped the Iranian cause because Tehran rooted for the Alawite-ruled country of President Bashar al-Assad in a Sunni-majority state. Washington has now come to the conclusion after four years of bloody war that President ... Asian Age, 2 weeks ago

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Brother of Alawite leader assassinated

AKKAR, Lebanon: The brother of a fugitive Alawite leader died of his wounds Monday after suspected staunch opponents of the Syrian regime opened fire at his vehicle in north Lebanon. Bader Eid, brother of Arab Democratic Party leader Ali Eid, was ...
 Lebanon Daily Star1 month ago Brother of Alawite leader shot by Assad opponents  Lebanon Daily Star1 month ago
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Killing of Syrian president's relative reflects rising criminality rather than disenchantment within Alawite community

EVENT Mohammad Tawfiq al-Assad, cousin of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, was killed on 13 March. IHS sources and online media say that Mohammad Tawfiq al-Assad had played a significant role in the paramilitary Shabiha, criminal groups that ...
 Jane's1 month ago Mystery swirls over Assad cousin's arrest  Now News1 day ago Syria Daily: Assad's Cousin is Killed — But Did He Die in Battle or in a Local Feud?  EA WorldView1 month ago Syria: The Killing Of Muhammad Al-Assad, a.k.a. Shaykh Al-Jabal OpEd  Eurasia Review1 month ago
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Lebanon-politics-unrest-Alawites Contributed by NAMPA / AFP. Gunmen kill brother of Alawite politician in Lebanon Tripoli, Lebanon, March 2, 2015 (AFP) - Gunmen killed a brother of the founder of Lebanon's main Alawite party in an attack in ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Gunmen kill brother of Alawite politician in Lebanon  Yahoo! News1 month ago Lebanese Army detains suspect in Bader Eid killing  Lebanon Daily Star1 month ago Ali, Rifaat Eid spotted at relative's funeral  Lebanon Daily Star1 month ago

Finding an explanation for the Yemen crisis

Why Saudi's pre-emptive self-defence? The outbreak of an intra-state conflict in Yemen followed by the military intervention of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states has raised concerns at different levels of analysis since the ongoing ...
 Pakistan Today3 hours ago Iran demands immediate halt to Saudi-led strikes on Yemen  Haaretz3 weeks ago Syrian media: Saudi-led action in Yemen is "blatant aggression"  Yahoo! Maktoob News3 weeks ago Saudi-led action in Yemen is "blatant aggression": Syrian media  ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago

The Middle East's long sectarian peace

By , Nick Danforth is a doctoral candidate in Turkish history at Georgetown University. It's tempting to explain the seemingly endless Middle East strife in sectarian terms. In Iraq, for example, it's Sunni extremists vs. Shiite moderates. In ...
 Washington Post5 hours ago

Lebanon in the Crosshairs of Jihadism

Aleksey Sarabiev PhD in History, Arab and Islamic Studies Center of the RAS Institute of Oriental Studies Photo: EPA/WAEL HAMZEH/Vostock Photo Lebanese Christian and Muslim clergy pray to mark the 40th anniversary of the outbreak of the ...
 Russian International Affairs Council10 hours ago

'Their reward is slaughter': ISIS beheads 'six Syrian soldiers' in front of young children

'Soldiers' were sentenced to death by Islamic Court 'forwaging war on God' Masked executioner beheads the men before wiping his blood-stained blade Men and young children gathered to watch execution in ISIS-held al-Mayadin ISIS has recruited ...
 Capital Bay16 hours ago ISIS beheads 'six Syrian soldiers' in front of young children  Capital Bay16 hours ago

Why don't these Arabs make peace with their despots and save the blood?

Basheer Nafi No one expected, not even in their worst of nightmares, that the Arab revolution and change movement would end the way it has ended. In all the countries of the Arab revolutions, the promises of freedom, democracy and human dignity ...
 Middle East Monitor16 hours ago

The Kidnapping of Richard Engel: Why the US Media Ran With the Wrong Story

NBC Correspondent Richard Engel has revised his account of his kidnapping in Syria in 2012, now saying the abduction was carried out by none other than those "moderate Syrian rebels" for which the US was debating support. They convinced Engel they ...
 Sputnik1 day ago
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